TER #181 – Productive Failure with Manu Kapur – 29 Sept 2021

Main Features: Professor Manu Kapur discusses his research into Productive Failure and its impact on student learning; Teacher Takeaway Podcast, Cameron speaks with the teachers behind the Teacher Takeaway Podcast about their podcasting journey.

Regular Features: Kolber’s Corner, Steven Kolber questions the nature of innovation in education; Ideology in in Education, Tom Mahoney explores the ideology underpinning Blended Learning.

Links
Steven Kolber on Twitter
Tom Mahoney on Twitter
Teacher Takeaway Podcast links
Manu Kapur’s website

Timecodes:
00:00 Opening Credits
01:31 Intro
03:30 Kolber’s Corner
08:46 Ideology in Education
21:31 Teacher Takeaway Podcast
39:44 Feature Introduction
41:56 Interview – Manu Kapur
01:12:33 Sign Off

TER #179 – Teaching Social Responsibility with Jonathan Santo – 1 Sept 2021

Main Feature: Jonathan Santo discusses research into teaching children social responsibility as a way to reduce bullying behaviours in schools.

Regular Features: Kolber’s Corner, Steven Kolber considers criticism of NAPLAN and whther it sometimes strays into anti-intellectualism; Education in Ideology, Tom Mahoney introduces the new ongoing segment and considers some of the ideological implications of NAPLAN; Education in the News, Cameron explores some of the news stories regarding year 12 exams in response to COVID.

Timecodes:
00:00 Opening Credits
01:31 Intro
03:34 Kolber’s Corner
13:33 Ideology in Education
25:50 Education in the News
40:12 Feature Introduction
42:36 Interview – Jonathan Santo
01:09:19 Sign Off

Links:
Steven Kolber on Twitter
–  Tom Mahoney on Twitter
Jonathan Santo’s profile at University of Nebraska
Teaching kids social responsibility on The Conversation
Reducing aggression in schools by teaching social responsibility
– Socially responsible children: A link between school climate and aggression and victimization

TER #178 – Kitchen Gardens with Josephene Duffy – 18 August 2021

Main Feature: Josephene Duffy, CEO of the Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Foundation, talks about the kitchen garden program in schools; the goals, methods, amd intended outcomes.

Regular Features: Kolber’s Corner – Steven Kolber discusses the challenges facing teachers who use social media; Ideology in Education – Tom Mahoney concludes the series with a consideration of what Ideology is, and how it affects teachers and teaching more broadly.

Timecodes:
00:00 Opening Credits
01:31 Intro
11:03 Kolber’s Corner
20:22 Ideology in Education
35:56 Feature Intro
38:33 Feature Interview – Josephene Duffy01:03:49 SIgn Off

Links
Steven Kolber on Twitter
Tom Mahoney on Twitter
Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Foundation

TER Live – Teachmeet Melbourne @ Kew HS

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This TER Live episode brings you a recording of presentations from Teachmeet Melbourne, held at Kew High School on March 13.

Timecodes:

00:00 Statement about teachers during pandemic
02:44 Opening Credits
03:17 Intro
04:20 Event Introduction
06:02 Lucas Walsh – Teaching for Uncertainty
17:39 Steven Kolber – From where the mentors, from where the mentees
24:48 David Zyngier – Ending public funding for private schools
35:05 Monique Dalli – Surviving and thriving in your early career
44:58 Bernadette Mercieca – The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly World of Mentors
53:35 Olivier Elzingre – Teacher Training
01:01:41 Wendy Kenbeek – Teacher Wellbeing
01:14:35 Closing comments – Steven Kolber
01:17:05 Sign Off

TER #146 – Introducing: The Leadership Team – 16 Feb 2020

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Main Feature: Introducing a new regular segment – The Leadership Team, with Amanda Heffernan and Fiona Longmuir – throughout 2020 they’ll be interviewing academics and educational leaders about the research and experiences of leaders in schools and education systems.

Regular Feature: Kolber’s Korner – Steven Kolber discusses the organisation Teachers without Borders and their work in Cambodia.

Links & Timecodes:

00:00 – Opening Credits
01:31 – Intro
03:08 – Kolber’s Corner

10:34 – Feature Introduction
11:26 – The Leadership Team

36:12 – Sign Off

TER #145 – Impact of Positive Teacher-Student Relationships with Andrew Martin and Rebecca Collie – 02 Feb 2020

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Main Feature: Andrew Martin and Rebecca Collie from UNSW discuss their research into the impact of positive teacher-student relationships on performance, and the implications for teachers, schools and education systems.

Regular Feature: Kolber’s Corner- Steven Kolber reviews the #EduReading discussion of Cognitive Load Theory.

00:00 Opening Credits
01:31 Intro
02:17 Kolber’s Corner
23:21 Feature Introduction
25:15 Feature Interview – Andrew Martin & Rebecca Collie

51:19 Sign Off

TER #144 – The Global Village School with Eric Woodward – 19 Jan 2020

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Main Feature: Eric Woodward from the Global VIllage School in Melbourne talks about their Young Entrepreneurs Program, and their plans for a new model of schooling.

Regular Features: Steven Kolber discusses the practices and implications of teachers as Brand Ambassadors and Influencers.

Links and Timecodes:

00:00 Opening Credits
01:31 Intro – Returning to school in 2020
05:24 Kolber’s Corner

18:36 Feature Intro
20:45 Interview – Eric Woodward

52:08 Acknowledgements and Sign-Off